Offline Money Making Ideas Category

Make Money Baking and Selling Cupcakes

Television shows like the Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars,” WEtv’s “The Cupcake Girls” and The Learning Channel’s “DC Cupcakes” has shone a new spotlight on an old favorite.  Never before has a cake-made-for-one looked so glamorous!  In fact, the cupcake craze has inspired entrepreneurs all over North America to make businesses out of their take on the cupcake, and lots of ordinary people are learning to make money baking and selling cupcakes.

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Make Money Designing, Restyling and Selling Vintage Clothes

Do you have a flair for design?  How about an eye for the fashionable?  Are you handy with a sewing machine?  If you’ve answered yes to these questions, you have what it takes to make money designing, restyling and selling vintage clothes.

First, what does “vintage” mean?  It’s actually a wine-making term, and refers to the year in which the wine was produced. Everyone knows, of course, that the older the wine, the better it tastes.

That’s why the word has evolved and has come to refer to just about anything that is old.  Typically it refers to any item that is at least 20 years old.

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Money Making Ideas For People With Little Or No Money To Invest

One of the biggest problems with some of the money making ideas you’ll find online is that they require start-up capital.  Usually, people who are looking for money making ideas online do so because they lack start-up capital.  They’re simply looking for side income because they’re already working full time (but not making enough money to get by).  Students are also among those looking for money making ideas that don’t require a big cash investment.

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Start A Community Supported Agriculture Program

One of the latest trends in money making ideas for those with green thumbs is community supported agriculture (“CSA”).  CSA groups are popping up all over North America and their numbers grow each spring.  It’s one of the most responsible, ethical and mutually beneficial ways to make money today.

Community supported agriculture is based on the idea that a “community” of people contributes financially to the growing of a communal garden.  Each member pays a set amount of money to become part of the group.

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How To Make Money While Shopping: Become A Secret Shopper

Whether you love or loathe shopping, it’s something everyone has to do sometimes. Why not make money or earn free products by doing it?  For shopping-haters, it makes a tedious task more bearable.  For those who love shopping, it’s just one more thing that makes a trip to the mall a fun way to spend an afternoon.

“Secret shopping” is one of the easiest ways to make money and can be done while you do your regular weekly shopping.  Secret shopper programs use regular people to check up on the service and product quality of retail stores and restaurants.  Here’s how to make money or get free stuff by secret shopping:

Ordinary consumers like you simply sign up with a secret shopping company.  This can be done online.  It typically takes only a few minutes, and all you need to provide is some basic biographical information (name, address, age, etc.).

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How To Make Money Participating In Paid Focus Groups

Focus groups are an essential part of doing business in today’s world. They’re used by all kinds of different companies, including retailers, manufacturers and health care professionals. Thousands of regular people make money every year by participating in some type of paid focus group.

What is a focus group and how do you make money from it?  This is a manner of gathering information/data from a group of individuals.  The information is gathered by asking participants questions about their habits, beliefs, opinions, attitudes and perceptions.  This information is then compiled and common patterns are studied.

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Paint House Numbers on Curbs and Make Money

It’s possible to make $100 or more in just a few hours when you paint house numbers on curbs. This niche profession is full of possibilities.

You probably never stopped to think about who painted the numbers on the curbs in your neighborhood.  Someone has to do it, though.  In reality, it’s possible to make $100 or more in just a few hours when you paint house numbers on curbs.

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Make Money Helping Students Improve ACT Scores

A major factor that helps college admissions boards determine a potential student’s academic ability is his or her ACT score.  This has given rise to an industry of para-education classes to help students improve ACT scores.

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Make Money Picking and Selling Wildflowers

Wildflower gifts and arrangements are popular.  This demand has opened up a niche for people who want to pick and sell wildflowers as a source of extra income.

If you’ve ever spent time in a local craft/gift shop, you’ve probably seen handmade wildflower gifts.  Cards, pictures, candles and many others feature real wildflowers.  They make beautiful additions to craft items and are popular with customers.  This demand has opened up a niche for people who want to pick and sell wildflowers as a source of extra income.

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Plant Bulbs and Make Money

You can earn money by selling flowers in the spring. Plant flower bulbs and watch them and your wallet grow.

Flower bulbs are a fast and easy way to make money during the summer months. Flowers are very popular. People love beautifying their property with an explosion of color during the warm, sunny months.

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